Skip to comments.MH17 crash: Rebels load bodies onto refrigerated trains
Posted on 07/20/2014 6:49:43 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
HRABOVE: Armed rebels forced emergency workers to hand over all 196 bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines crash site and then had them loaded onto refrigerated train cars bound for a rebel-held city, Ukrainian officials and monitors said on Sunday....
Nataliya Khuruzhaya, a duty officer at the train station in Torez, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the crash site, said she saw emergency workers loading plane victims' bodies on Sunday morning into five sealed, refrigerated train cars.
She said the train was scheduled to head to the town of Ilovaysk, 35 kilometers (22 miles) further east toward the Russian border, but no instructions had been given about when it would leave or any possible destinations beyond Ilovaysk.
Russian news agencies said the bodies were heading to the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.
Ukrainian officials say they expect to have the bodies eventually delivered to government-held city of Kharkiv, but it's unclear if the rebels will agree to do so.
Earlier, Ukrainian emergency ministry spokeswoman Nataliya Bystro said recovery workers in the rebel-held territory were forced to give the bodies to the armed gunmen and didn't know where they were going....
The US state department described the rebels' refusal to give monitors a full access to the site "an affront to all those who lost loved ones and to the dignity the victims deserve."
Despite the restrictions seen by journalists and observers at the crash site, separatist leader Alexander Borodai insisted Saturday the rebels have not in any way interfered with the work of observers....
Putin and Merkel agreed on Saturday in a phone call that an independent commission led by the International Civil Aviation Organization should be granted swift access to the crash site.
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Why the big rush? They didn’t allow them to be completely turned into dust yet.
So, uh...what do the governments of the Oh So Powerful West plan to do about it?
A bunch of thugs just shot down a passenger airliner - a terrorist act - and are now hijacking the bodies of their victims - while the pathetic globs of jelly in Europe and the U.S. wring their hands and weep.
They act, we hide.
It’s tough to do anything when Angela Merkel sides with Putin —
Point of order. European leaders wring their hands and weep. Our ruler simply doesn’t care enough to do so.
I didn’t realize that to be a Russian separatist you had to be a necrophiliac.
My response to Merkel would be a simple ultimatum. Live with our troops and funding or live with the Russian oil. make your choice and you only have two minutes to get back to me with an answer.
Just doing what they do best — taking hostages.
I hdespise selective rage.
Recovered so far.
This optics here don’t look good for her — immediately after sanctions are levelled against Russia, she is seen sitting next Putin at the World Cup, and then this.
SO what are the odds that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
was shot down and covered up?
Haven’t seen any speculation of this nature, but it would explain a lot.
None -- unless they make floatable BUK launchers.
298 is latest I’ve seen as an onboard number. Bodies are scattered over
a wide area so it will take time to find/gather them all.
This body came through the roof of a house:
Frau Merkel grew up with the Stasi - I would think Putin probably knows more about her than her husband does...
A number were blown to bits
370 was deliberately set off course and altitude. What happened after the transponder was turned off is pretty much a guess
Since not a single piece of floating wreckage was found, IMO it crashed on land in a remote area, landed somewhere or sank intact
this incident is one big pile of festering doodoo! stories from all sides have changed multiple times, you see a completely obliterated pile of jet parts and then toy see a pile of untouched MINT condition passports that come from the same pile?????? i don’t think so! news crews can go right to front lines and take pics and video but investigators can’t???? mmmhmmmm yea right! SOMEBODY WANTS A WAR WITH RUSSIA!
What's funny about this is that is that this was a decision that Putin and Merkel worked out and as of the day of the shootdown the ICAO was still recognizing that area over Donetsk as a safe fly zone.
This is curious --
It just got worse:
There was no immediate word on the bodies of the 102 other plane victims, but Michael Bociurkiw, a spokesman for monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said some bodies have likely been incinerated without a trace.
People are upset that their loved ones are being treated like an animal corpse on its way to a taxidermy.
This has nothing to do with ISIS, or any other groups or nations on your list of western wrongs.
Try to stay focused
~Its tough to do anything when Angela Merkel sides with Putin ~
Merkel spent some time in Moscow when she was a teen. She won some grant from them at the time as a Communist Youth member who was really good in Russian language and Soviet cultural studies.
A number were blown to bits
but a pile of PAPER passports, untouched, not burnt, not charred, all intact, mint condition, like brand new, emerges from the rubble... :/ the needle on my BS meter is about off the gauge!
The US and NATO should have secured the crash site with special forces and imposed a no-fly-zone over the immediate area. But, our leadership is too feckless to do this.
Everything about the situation is horrible.
I'm focused on the very bad and perhaps irreversible path global domination forces are on.
Increased, I'd say. We've learned that MA has been willing to fly in dangerous areas to save some fuel.
Adjust your bs meter......
If the missile(s) struck the plane where people were sitting, they were blown to bits.
The fire seemed to occur afer impact with the ground. That’s why there were parts of the plane that didn’t burn. The unburned parts blew off the plane as it was intially blown apart & as it was descending.
btw - though there are passengers who contacted the ground in one piece, people on the ground reported body parts all over.
Russia, the last defender of Christendom. Onward Christian Rebels!
like 15+ other airlines and their 300 airliners whose routes were approved by the ICAO and Eurocontrol.
Any airspace is dangerous if the people below you have SAMs and that then means the entire nation of Russia is dangerous.
I suppose situational awareness and strategy are a new concept to you or is it just that you have this issue about chewing bubble gum and walking at the same time.
You seem to infer that I am defensing her. Just the opposite, make your choice of one side or the other and she has very little time to make that decision. One way she pisses off the German people, the other way she pisses off the German people.
My Uncle who lives in Wolfrathausen who is a German citizen flew the American flag during the World Cup. Does that give you a small indication?
They are called ships.
I didn’t infer that at all —
>370 was deliberately set off course and altitude
Really? and the center fuel tank just exploded?